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2012-05-04 13:39:48

Expedition 31 Flight Engineer Don Pettit of NASA has taught more than half a million internet viewers how microgravity affects scientific principles by using everyday objects on the International Space Station.

2012-02-07 13:29:51

NASA and the American Physical Society (APS) have begun a partnership to share videos from the International Space Station with students, educators and science fans around the world.

2011-07-08 12:52:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The final mission of NASA's Space Shuttle program is underway, and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Space Systems Company (LMSSC) has played a significant role from the very beginning.

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2011-07-05 12:15:00

NASA's weather officer said on Tuesday that showers and thunderstorms could delay this weeks' final launch for space shuttle Atlantis.

2011-06-29 14:53:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 8, 2011, history will be made as the shuttle Atlantis lifts off on the final flight of NASA's Space Shuttle program.

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2011-05-30 06:40:00

Endeavour undocked from the International Space Station at 10:55 pm CDT Sunday, ending a stay of 11 days, 17 hours and 41 minutes at the orbiting laboratory.


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2011-04-18 23:18:19

Gregory Chamitoff is an engineer and NASA astronaut. He was born Gregory Errol Chamitoff on August 6, 1962 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He is married to Alison Chantal Caviness, M.D., and together they have two children, Natasha and Dimitri. His interests include scuba diving, backpacking, skiing, and racquetball. He graduated from Blackford High School in San Jose, California in 1980. As an undergraduate student at California Polytechnic State University, Chamitoff taught courses in...

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2011-01-04 16:31:23

Stephen Bowen is a US Navy submariner, a NASA astronaut; and the second submariner to travel into space. He was born Stephen Gerard Bowen on February 13, 1964 in Cohasset, Massachusetts. He graduated from Cohasset High School in 1982 and went on to receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the United States Naval Academy in 1986. He also earned a degree of Ocean Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1993. Bowen is married to Deborah Alden, and...

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Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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